Rendezvous Phnom Penh

No. 66, Street 57, Phnom Penh, 12302, Cambodia | Hotel
Prices starting from $13.00
 

Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh

Khmer Rouge, Killing fields and Toul Sleng

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

35

... of the stuff I didn't feel was right to photograph. Over 12,000 Cambodians, women, men and children were sent to this secret prison. A lot of the time they wouldn't even know what they were accused of, but they were tortured until they admitted it, then sent to be executed. All of the borders were shut and nobody outside Cambodia knew what was going on inside. Pol Pot took control over the country, which was already in a poor state, and manipulated the system. He brain-washed ...

On to our second country!

A travel blog entry by gapyear2014

5

Firstly we would just like to apologise for the lack of blogging; travelpod mysteriously managed to delete our account and it has only just been reinstated due to a strongly worded email. Here's just a quick update of our travels since our last blog... To end our trip in Bangkok, we did a few more tourist attractions including a market where you could literally buy any animal you can think of, went on a night out with an absolute freak of a Swedish girl who's dad was ...

The Killing fields

A travel blog entry by jennystolborg

8

... with 166 headless victims, a mass grave of mainly naked women and children and next to it was a tree now called the Killing tree. Apparently babies were held by their legs and swung at the tree until they died. A visit to the killing fields is sombering and it is unimaginable the fear and pain these people felt at the hands of their fellow country men. So after a whistle stop tour of Phnom Penh it's time to head north east into the country side to meet some very special Cambodian residents ...

Genocide in Cambodia - S21 and the Killing Fields

A travel blog entry by skjaer

110

... is more to tell, this is already a long post and conveys the main aspects of what we witnessed here, to the best of my recollection. I apologize if this sharing was too indelicate, but you were warned. It was a very moving experience. Some of our group shed tears visiting the death camp and killing field. If others did not, it was not because the tragedy did not touch us. The misery and tragedy were overwhelming.

May the Cambodian people find the peace and prosperity that has eluded ...

Elephants in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by lawslo

4

... properly care for their animals because they can
simply ship them off to the Elephant Valley Project for a respite and treatment
and still make money from the animals even in their absence.

The information we accumulated was enough to convince us to
cancel our visit to EVP. Instead, we booked a trip through the most popular
local ecotourist guesthouse called “Nature Lodge,” which stresses that at least
half the proceeds from the $38 per person ...

Location

This hotel, located on No. 66, Street 57, Phnom Penh, is near Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Silver Pagoda, Independence Monument, and NagaWorld Casino.
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